Frederic Ruffy is the Senior Options Strategist at Whatstrading.com, a site dedicated to helping traders make sense of the complex and fragmented nature of listed options trading. In addition to writing market commentary and trading-related books and articles, Ruffy has also worked as an instructor, educating investors on advanced topics like measuring volatility, the benefits of sector rotation and the risks and potential profits from trading around earnings. An active trader with more than 15 years of securities industry experience, his market observations and analysis of the options market are featured regularly in the financial press, including Barron’s, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and Futures Magazine.

Fred Ruffy of What's Trading and Jill Malandrino discuss volume and volatility trends and what traders are watching going into the election cycle.

This stock has a pattern of getting bid up into earnings and failing to meet lofty expectations. Jill Malandrino and Fred Ruffy tell you what the options trade is in front of the report.

Fred Ruffy of WhatsTrading.com and Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer for T3Live, take a look at the charts, fundamentals and options market for U.S. Steel. Activity points to a bullish bias.

One or more 'smart money' players in the options market seem to be bracing for additional losses in the retail sector and recently initiated substantial put butterfly spreads in this ETF.

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